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Join the All Staff Planning Committee

2017-12-04T20:12:59+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Categories: Communications & PR|Tags: , , , , |

Join The All Staff Planning Committee! The Communications Team leads the PSESD All Staff Planning committee and we are looking for volunteers from across the agency who want to contribute their time and talents to ensuring the All Staff meetings are informative, engaging and inclusive! The role of the Planning Committee is to assist the [...]

Baby Wade is Coming Soon!

2017-11-28T23:00:10+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Categories: Communications & PR|Tags: , , , |

On Friday, November 17, the Communications, Government and Public Relations team (say that three times fast!) came together to celebrate the upcoming arrival of Baby Wade. Anna Wade, our Grants Director and SalesForce Administrator extraordinaire, and her husband Dion are expecting Baby #2 just before Christmas. While older brother 'Zander was not present for the [...]

A Pit Stop at Transportation!

2017-11-17T22:50:21+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Categories: Communications & PR|Tags: , , |

One of the goals for the Communications Team in 2017-18 centers around increasing PSESD Staff engagement and participation, and boosting staff morale. The team identified at a retreat in August a number of department goals and strategies for the year. Fun opportunities to meet and get to know staff all across the agency was one [...]

PSESD Inclement Weather Plan – Are You Prepared?

2017-11-06T15:58:59+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Categories: Communications & PR, Human Resources & Organizational Development|Tags: , , |

PSESD Inclement Weather Plan The Communications department is committed to trying to have inclement weather closure announcements posted as soon as the decision is made.  The closure decision is made by the Deputy Superintendent, Frank has committed to making the call by 5:00 a.m, which is one hour earlier than in previous years. There are [...]

Thanks for Poppin’ By!

2017-11-01T16:59:57+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Categories: Communications & PR|Tags: , , , , |

The Communications Team wants to thank everyone who popped by yesterday for some popcorn and treats. Did you miss the popcorn party? No worries, we are currently planning out next fun outing and will post an invite when details are ready! Thank you LaWonda for the great popcorn party suggestion, if you have an idea [...]

The PSESD Workplace Giving Campaign is here through November 9!

2017-11-01T17:03:59+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Categories: Giving Committee, Super Stuff|Tags: , , |

Join us in our workplace campaign, which is currently under way. Together, we can make great work possible! Donate now! Did you know that more than 6,500 parents learned solid parenting skills through United Way programs last year? Sherry was one of them. When Sherry, age 50, received custody of her 2-year-old grandson, Tramell, she [...]

Give Blood Give Life: Blood Drive November 16

2017-10-19T04:02:46+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Categories: LTFS|Tags: |

Whenever there is a crisis, you hear about the need for blood donations! Please help our region to be prepared! Next Blood Drive hosted by Puget Sound ESD is November 16! Giving blood saves lives! The next blood drive at our Renton building will be Thursday, Nov. 16, 8:30-11:00am. Please sign up today!  If you've [...]

Congratulations 2017-18 Year One Emerging Leaders!

2017-10-16T19:30:27+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Categories: Emerging Leaders, LTFS, PSLA|

Please join us in congratulating the newest cohort of Emerging Leaders! April Bowen, Early Learning Caroline Clement, Equity in Education Cassandra O'Francia, Strategy, Evaluation & Learning Colette Dutton, Early Learning Dawn Patterson, Early Learning Debret Harrison, Early Learning Eduvina Reveles, Early Learning Ivory Carter, Early Learning Jenifer Leavens, Relife Jessica Dedrick, WCT/UP Jessica Monahan, LTFS [...]

October is National Bullying Prevention Month

2017-10-09T21:00:46+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Categories: Admin|

Every October, schools and organizations across the country join STOMP Out Bullying™ in observing National Bullying Prevention Month. The goal: encourage communities to work together to stop bullying and cyberbullying by increasing awareness of the prevalence and impact of bullying on all children of all ages. The Week of October 9th Make friends with someone you [...]